The Best and Worst Vegetable Oils

The Best and Worst Vegetable Oils

There are many items that we know to avoid in our diets. For example, you probably already know that trans fats are bad for your health. But there are many other items that are touted as healthy, that really aren’t. And part of the problem is that there’s so much...
What’s Wrong With Grains?

What’s Wrong With Grains?

In the food pyramid and other standardized forms of dietary recommendations such as MyPlate, grains have made up the foundation of the recommended diet for a few decades now, encouraging people to eat 6-11 servings of “healthy whole grains” every day....
How to Find the Best Pastured Meats

How to Find the Best Pastured Meats

If you read my posts on the health benefits and the environmental benefits of pastured meats, then – if you weren’t already – hopefully now you’re planning to source more of your proteins from pasture-raised animals. Fortunately, finding...
Is Grass-Fed Meat Good for the Environment?

Is Grass-Fed Meat Good for the Environment?

Environmental health has been at the forefront of the public consciousness in recent years. The disastrous and increasingly negative consequences of global warming and the continued impact that we’re having on our planet have made climate change a cause that many are...
Top 5 Stress Relievers for Hypertension

Top 5 Stress Relievers for Hypertension

Have you been diagnosed with elevated or Stage 1 or 2 high blood pressure (aka hypertension), and your MD wants to put you on side-effect-ridden prescription medications (that often aren’t very effective)? If so, and if you – very sensibly – don’t want to go...